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How long does it take METFORMIN to help me lose weight?

Posted 15 Dec 2011 by doirinne 24 answers

I have been diagnosed with insulin resistance Nov 2011. Taking METFORMIN, HCL ER 2000mg (since 11/4/11 worked my way up to full dose). Been on full dose for 2.5 weeks now. No weight loss. I am keeping total daily carbs under 45grams per day. Total calories < 1400. PROTEIN = 60-80GRAMS PER DAY. ...

Humalog vs Novolog (Novalog): What's the difference?

Posted 14 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Humalog and Novolog (Novalog) are both insulins used in the treatment of diabetes. But what are the differences and similarities between them?

Levemir vs Lantus: What's the Difference?

Posted 22 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Levemir and Lantus are both types of insulin. But which one works for longer and which one has fewer side effects?

Insulin - How many "units" are in a 3ml vial?

Posted 25 Apr 2013 by coastalcajun 1 answer

Humulin N was prescribed for my cat at 2.5 units twice a day.

Can I take fenugreek with my insulin?

Posted 19 days ago by Jeffw57 0 answers

I take 3 shots a day will Fenugreek help to?

Is insulin shipped UPS overnite by 10:30 am OK if melted ice pack temp is 60 degrees?

Posted 20 Jul 2017 by discontinued 1 answer

I get my Lantus & Novolog from the VA which insists in shipping by UPS overnight by 10:30 am delivery rather than allowing it to be picked up at a nearby VA pharmacy. UPS leaves it on my front step in 90 degree temps in full sun and it may sit for an hour or so before it can be brought inside ...

Metformin - Possible side effects?

Posted 9 Jul 2017 by Zuluchief 1 answer

I started taking Metformin XR 1000 just over 3 weeks ago as an adjunct to insulin (Novorapid and Lantus). I have noticed a "thick head" ... not quite a headache but also feeling not unlike a sinus infection and tinnitus. I put these symptoms down to having come off of a lingering URTI ( ...

Metformin - Insulin levels. Mine is at 16?

Posted 8 Jul 2017 by Mrsfrazier88 0 answers

Do any of you all know what your insulin levels were when you were put in metformin? Mine is at 16. I know that diabetes run on my mothers side of the family. My mom and half sister(by my mom) are both prediabetics.

Anyone who is a T1 Diabetic and had rise in blood sugar levels once starting Humira?

Posted 6 Jul 2017 by jenhoofsmith 0 answers

I take Humira but am also a T1D, wondering if anyone else has had a spike in insulin requirements after starting Humira? None of the docs (endo or GI) believe the spike is due to the Humira but that is the only thing that has changed for me and my blood sugar is usually very controlled.

Ran out of Victoza 2 days ago. I can't get a refill until tomorrow.

Posted 14 Jun 2017 by salmino 1 answer

Can I use insulin to control my high sugar level?

Can cephalexin raise my blood sugar?

Posted 15 Jun 2015 by martyd1953 3 answers

I have been on the medication for 5 days and my sugar has been high, 250 to 300 and I take insulin.

Metformin ER - Is it a Better Formula than regular metformin?

Posted 6 Jun 2017 by bethann31 0 answers

I have bad insulin resistance. I have taken metformin in the past, and I was taking the regular metformin during that time. It was terribly hard to tolerate as far as GI issues. This time around I have started on the metformin extended release formula. It is so much better and easier to tolerate as ...

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